What Are Millennials Willing to Give Up for Their Careers? (Infographic)

What Are Millennials Willing to Give Up for Their Careers? (Infographic)


Millennials have been called “lazy,” “entitled,” “selfish,” and “demanding,” but despite accusations that they’re ruining the modern workforce, more young people today are making sacrifices for their careers than they may get credit for.

In reality, when it comes to landing their dream jobs, millennials often have a strong desire to make a large impact. Even if their first or current gig isn't where they hope to ultimately land, working hard to develop a foundation of knowledge and a growing network of professional contacts could be the boost they need to reach their goal in the future.

  
To find out exactly what these young people are willing to give up for their careers, financial intelligence company Comet surveyed 364 employed millennials who are single and don't have children and asked them whether, and to what extent, they would put their work before relationships. The below infographic illustrates their findings.

This infographic reveals how many young people would stay single to focus on work and how many would break up with a significant other if it meant getting a promotion or raise. Keep reading to learn more.

H/T: Entrepreneur.